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September 15

Summer preparation of your swimming pool

If swimming pools are left with no chemical treatment during the winter months, then you will more than likely have a ‘pea soup’ to deal with when spring arrives.
If you have a textured plaster pool such as ‘Marble Plaster’ then leaving these pools untreated is highly unadvisable.

If leaves fall into the pool and eventually settle in the deepest part of the pool, the tannins created during their decomposition, can …

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September 7

Getting your swimming pool ready for summer

Well spring is here (sort of) and it is that time again to think about getting your swimming pool ready for summer by painting it or by using some maintenance basics to get it ready to rock and roll.

David King of MMP Paint Coatings has prepared some short tips for you below in order to get your swimming pool paint looking good this summer and your pool water quality in …

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October 31

When is the best time to paint a swimming pool in Auckland

We sell a lot of swimming pool epoxy pool paint to Applicators who apply it to residential home owners, or Pool Owner who want to do the job themselves.
We also have approved Industrial Applicators who apply our Rust-oleum Epoxy coating to large commercial pools such as the Parnell Salt Water Baths belonging to the Auckland Council.

A common question we get asked is when should I …

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September 15

Is your swimming pool ready for summer?

Dirt and mould can build up over winter inside the pool which means unsightly debris and potential staining.
Coupled with this you may find that these contaminates  discolour the water making it unappealing to the eyes and not very nice when the first person goes for a swim. To maintain that sparkly look, your pool needs to be cleaned often and the READ MORE

July 25

What is the best epoxy paint for a swimming pool


There are a number of elements that a Swimming Pool Paint must endure over the course of time. Swimming pool paint is subjected to

Salt or Fresh Water
Cleaning chemicals such as Chlorine
UV from the sun
Water Pressure (often overlooked by owners)
General wear and tear from people walking on the coating when swimming

So the paint coating must withstand the powerful effects of sunlight, the chemicals used in the water treatment and …

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July 24

How to paint a swimming pool with epoxy paint

SWIMMING POOL PROCEDURE GUIDE FOR APPLICATORS
Read in conjunction with technical data sheets and bulletins.

Written by David King from MODERN MAINTENANCE PRODUCTS NZ LTD.

POOL EVALUATION:

There are several considerations that need to be made before one proceeds in submitting a quotation to recoat a swimming pool.

Establish the type of pool construction. a: Fiberglass
b: Textured plaster.
c: Concrete plaster.
d: Inner pool liner.

Each of these categories, require a different …

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July 4

How to prepare a swimming pool for painting

Swimming pools in New Zealand are hugely popular and accordingly require excellent maintenance to keep them looking good and remain pristine and healthy.

Modern Maintenance products have been assisting New Zealand’s with their swimming pool paint since 1993 and because of this we get asked how to prepare a swimming pool for painting on a regular basis. Because of …

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